Monthly Archives: August 2011

Are we there yet?

…nearly there, yes… We have nearly 200 signed-up for the conference. The final version of the conference programme has gone to print. Thanks to Sebastia Duatis who has designed the book of abstracts. It is a thing of beauty. As … Continue reading

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Late conference registration

Online registration will close on Friday 2 September. If you wish to register after that day, you will need to pay by cash at the conference reception, 1530h., FAD, PL. DELS ÀNGELS, 5-6 on Wednesday 7 September.

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Update on tours

Due to lack of numbers, we have cancelled Tour 6 to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. However, they have kindly offered free entrance to the museum for all conference delegates. All other tours will go ahead. As we need … Continue reading

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VIP to open the conference

Jaume Ciurana Barcelona’s newly appointed Deputy Mayor for Culture, Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation (possibly one of the best jobs to do in the city?) will be present to help open the conference on Wednesday 7 September. Thanks to Jaume for agreeing … Continue reading

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From a riotous London.

The global fall in stock market prices in the last few days has eerily coincided with the most astonishing high street scenes across London and the UK. Zoe Williams writing in today’s Guardian newspaper provides a useful analysis of the a-political … Continue reading

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Exhibition — Premis Delta, 50 anys amb el Disseny

Viviana Narotzky, President of ADIFAD (hosts and sponsors of the conference), curator, writer, board member of FHD and a million other things has also curated, with Uli Marchsteiner, an exhibition that surveys 50 years of ADIFAD’s design prize, the Premis Delta. … Continue reading

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Barcelona Design Tour

The conference coincides, loosely, with the Barcelona Design Festival.  For this the Barcelona Centre of Design has created a Barcelona Design Tour app and interactive website.

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